Happiness may be more than a state of mind. It may be an actual state. Gallup-Healthways polled closed to 180,000 people nationwide to rank the happiest states in the country. They based their findings on five key “well-being” elements: Sense of purpose, social relationships, financial security, community, and physical health.

If you want to up your happiness quotient, you may consider moving to one of these states:

Here are the Top 10 Happiest States:

  1. Hawaii
  2. Alaska
  3. Montana
  4. Colorado
  5. Wyoming
  6. South Dakota
  7. Minnesota
  8. Utah
  9. Arizona
  10. California (Business Insider)